Wylde Reserve

Donor : Elise S. Wylde

Acreage : 5.04 acres

Location : Barney’s Joy Road

Year Acquired : 1991

Volunteer Steward: Jane Ashley

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Description

This short and lovely trail leads from Barney’s Joy Road to the back dunes of Demarest Lloyd State Park. The trail passes the southern shore of George’s Pond, where a walker may see Osprey, Great Blue Heron and a variety of waterfowl on the pond. The scrub habitat along the trail provides cover, food and nesting habitat for a variety of small mammals and bird species such as Grey Catbirds, White-throated Sparrows, Mockingbirds and Rufous-sided Towhees.